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Service-Learning Certificate



Beginning with the 2011-2012 catalog, JU students may elect to earn a Service-Learning Certificate.

  • The Service-Learning Certificate is intended for students who seek a thorough examination of the connections between service and academic course work.  This certificate is open to all undergraduate students in any major.
  • The certificate requires completion of nine credit hours in approved service-learning courses. Students may choose any of the JU-approved service-learning courses in any discipline to satisfy the credit hour requirements.  Service-Learning courses are designated with a "C".

For more detailed information on the Service-Learning Certificate, click here.

To fill out the form click here.


Congratulations to our most recent recipient…2013 JU graduate Stephanie Arnold.


Stephanie took Service-Learning classes to exercise her passion for volunteering and meet requirements of her degree.


Stephanie’s Service-Learning classes created opportunities to help others.  In Spanish Composition, we helped Mexican migrants in Apopka, Florida learn English. It was a real blessing to get their thanks after our class surprised them with Spanish-English dictionaries.”


In Environmental Sociology, Stephanie spoke at the Right Whale Festival advocating the protection of the endangered species that show up here in Jacksonville Beach.
“These classes can help you fulfill your graduation requirements, they can give you service hours in order to list credibility for honors societies on campus, and you can put them on scholarships to apply for more financial aid. For me, the greatest fulfillment I got from them was the opportunity to assist organizations and their causes”, said Stephanie.